China - Life expectancy at birth

Life expectancy at birth, female (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, female (years) in China was 78.83 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 57 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 78.83 in 2017 and a minimum value of 45.19 in 1960.

Definition: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision. (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Popu

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Year Value
1960 45.19
1961 45.50
1962 46.24
1963 47.49
1964 49.19
1965 51.26
1966 53.51
1967 55.73
1968 57.75
1969 59.48
1970 60.90
1971 62.02
1972 62.96
1973 63.80
1974 64.58
1975 65.32
1976 66.02
1977 66.66
1978 67.26
1979 67.80
1980 68.30
1981 68.74
1982 69.13
1983 69.47
1984 69.77
1985 70.02
1986 70.25
1987 70.45
1988 70.64
1989 70.82
1990 71.00
1991 71.20
1992 71.41
1993 71.63
1994 71.86
1995 72.10
1996 72.36
1997 72.62
1998 72.88
1999 73.14
2000 73.41
2001 73.67
2002 73.95
2003 74.24
2004 74.54
2005 74.85
2006 75.17
2007 75.51
2008 75.86
2009 76.21
2010 76.57
2011 76.93
2012 77.28
2013 77.64
2014 77.97
2015 78.29
2016 78.57
2017 78.83

Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, total (years) in China was 76.47 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 57 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 76.47 in 2017 and a minimum value of 43.73 in 1960.

Definition: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision, or derived from male and female life expectancy at birth from sources such as: (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3)

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Year Value
1960 43.73
1961 44.05
1962 44.78
1963 45.97
1964 47.59
1965 49.55
1966 51.70
1967 53.85
1968 55.84
1969 57.60
1970 59.09
1971 60.30
1972 61.34
1973 62.28
1974 63.13
1975 63.92
1976 64.63
1977 65.28
1978 65.86
1979 66.38
1980 66.84
1981 67.26
1982 67.63
1983 67.95
1984 68.23
1985 68.47
1986 68.67
1987 68.83
1988 68.95
1989 69.05
1990 69.15
1991 69.24
1992 69.36
1993 69.50
1994 69.67
1995 69.89
1996 70.14
1997 70.43
1998 70.74
1999 71.06
2000 71.40
2001 71.73
2002 72.06
2003 72.38
2004 72.69
2005 72.99
2006 73.27
2007 73.55
2008 73.84
2009 74.12
2010 74.41
2011 74.71
2012 75.01
2013 75.32
2014 75.63
2015 75.93
2016 76.21
2017 76.47

Life expectancy at birth, male (years)

The value for Life expectancy at birth, male (years) in China was 74.32 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 57 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 74.32 in 2017 and a minimum value of 42.43 in 1960.

Definition: Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects: 2019 Revision. (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Popu

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Year Value
1960 42.43
1961 42.77
1962 43.47
1963 44.60
1964 46.12
1965 47.96
1966 49.99
1967 52.06
1968 54.02
1969 55.79
1970 57.33
1971 58.64
1972 59.77
1973 60.79
1974 61.71
1975 62.53
1976 63.27
1977 63.91
1978 64.48
1979 64.98
1980 65.43
1981 65.82
1982 66.18
1983 66.49
1984 66.76
1985 67.00
1986 67.18
1987 67.31
1988 67.38
1989 67.43
1990 67.45
1991 67.47
1992 67.51
1993 67.59
1994 67.72
1995 67.92
1996 68.17
1997 68.48
1998 68.83
1999 69.21
2000 69.60
2001 69.98
2002 70.35
2003 70.70
2004 71.01
2005 71.30
2006 71.55
2007 71.79
2008 72.02
2009 72.24
2010 72.48
2011 72.72
2012 72.98
2013 73.24
2014 73.52
2015 73.79
2016 74.06
2017 74.32

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Mortality